Fenella Collins is the CLA’s Head of Planning. Her role is to provide advice about matters relating to development management and planning policy, and to research, develop and promote CLA planning policy specific to rural areas. Fenella also has policy responsibility for national landscape designation. She is responsible for developing and maintaining good working relationships with relevant Government officials, evaluating and responding to national consultations relating to the planning system, and for landscape designation too.
Prior to joining the CLA, Fenella worked at IBM as a forecasting analyst before retraining as a chartered surveyor in the RICS Rural professional group.